Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has spread its reach across Nairobi, Machakos,
Kajiado and Laikipia counties with the opening of new medical centres offering
outpatient clinics with laboratory, pharmacy services and diagnostic imaging
services. This follows the Hospital’s commitment to improve the health status
of people in East Africa.
Nairobi the centres are located in Valley Arcade Shopping Centre, Muthithi Road
on Chiromo Lane, New Muthaiga Shopping Mall, Ruai at Tuskeys Shopping Mall along Kangundo Road, Ngara at Ngara Shopping Complex on the lower ground floor and Ridgeways on the first floor of Milestones Business Center, Kiambu Road. These are open to the
public from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., and on Saturdays
up to 4:00 p.m.
addition, the hospital has expanded the Donholm Medical Centre to include
X-ray, ultrasound, pharmacy, antenatal and well baby clinics. The introduction
of gynaecology, antenatal, family planning and well baby clinics on Mondays and
Nutrition every Tuesdays between 8.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. at the Capital Centre
will benefit residents living along Mombasa Road.
County will be served by a clinic in Athi River at the Martinice Villa, Athi River Town and another in Syokimau at Soham Oils Petrol Station along Mombasa Road while
Kajiado people can access the Hospital’s services from the first floor of Hiwi
Court building along the Ngong-Kiserian road in Kajiado. In Laikipia there is a
Nanyuki Medical Centre on the first floor of Silver Plaza, next to Nakumatt,
Kenyatta Highway. Patients in Nyahururu are able to visit the Medical Centre on
the ground floor of GF Plaza, Kenyatta Avenue.
highly skilled team of doctors, registered nurses and laboratory technologists
and radiographers collaborate to provide compassionate, personalised outpatient
care at all the centres. Jean Thairu, the AKUH Outreach Services Manager, said,
“There are on-site laboratories with the capacity to handle routine and
specialised tests. Results are delivered on time and in a confidential manner
to the patients, or their doctors. In addition there are well stocked
pharmacies with a wide range of affordable medications.”
“We have also established laboratory
collection centres which gather specimens and samples for dispatch to the Aga
Khan University Hospital’s main laboratory. These collection facilities are run
by highly trained phlebotomists and are located at Amal Plaza in Eastleigh and
the Thika Diagnostic Centre in Thika.
Khan University Hospital is a private, not-for-profit teaching and referral
institution that provides secondary and tertiary level health care services,
with a multidisciplinary, evidence based approach to care and treatment. AKUH
operates under the core principles of Quality, Impact, Relevance and Access.